Tag: lighting

    The Red Sea view of the Milky Way “must be preserved” – Dark Sky certification on The Red Sea Project

    Let’s get to know what TRSDC’s Ian Williamson and Cundall’s Andrew Bissell talk about working on a never-before-accomplished Dark Sky certification on The Red Sea Project, which is about the size of the country of Belgium. The original articl was published by Mepmiddleeast. Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF)-led The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) […]

    Use smart irrigation system this summer to conserve water, Dewa advises consumers in Dubai
    16 Aug 2021

    Dubai residents are told to check water connections to ensure there is no leakage regularly, Gulf News reports. This summer, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has advised residents with home gardens to use smart irrigation systems, soil moisture sensors, and automatic sprinkler adjustments to conserve water. “To avoid over-evaporation, customers should use light sprinklers […]

    Light pollution: the argument for switching off lights at night

    The light pollution produced by street lamps, advertising boards, floodlights, and our homes is so harmful that 80% of the world’s population lives in the haze of a perpetual glow in the hours of darkness, BBC states. It started like any other day for Stephen Maciejewski. He woke up at 04:30, and by 05:30 he […]

    Dark sky accreditation: Red Sea Project uses smart light systems

    All Red Sea Project assets, including resorts, hotels and facilities, run through smart control systems that allow enough light as needed while being careful to save energy consumption and reduce waste, said for Arab News Myriam Yaniz, director of lighting management at the company. Red Sea Project is using the technology as it looks to […]

    German scientists invented “smart glass” that detects the presence of the user and reduces energy consumption
    13 May 2021

    German scientists have developed glass that reduces energy consumption and regulates the temperature in the room. This was announced by the University of Kassel in an article “MOEMS micromirror arrays in smart windows for daylight steering”, published recently in the first issue of the journal of optical microsystems, techxplore.com reports. “Our smart glazing is based […]